Elliott Counseling Group


Do you have a chronic illness?

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Heart Disease
  • and more

Then you probably have...

  • Financial stress
  • Relationship stress
  • Medical stress
  • Stressful emotions
  • Uncertainty about the future
  • Discrimination at work
  • Lack of social support
  • Diet stress

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You may not have a diagnosis, and the root cause may remain unknown, but what is known is that everyday life can seem like a struggle; unending fatigue and tiredness, foggy brain, reactions or changes with eating certain foods that never have caused an issue, and just not having the same amount of energy to use for everyday life.

You might look ”fine” and those around you may wonder why you don’t ‘just step up.' You know, at your core, that it's not that simple. It can feel near impossible to figure out a ”formula” for success: one-part healthy environment, two-parts tools, skills, and resources, finish with a dash of support.

However, invisible illnesses are real, and they are a rapidly increasing issue across our society. In fact, ”more than 133 million Americans, or about 45% of the population, have at least one chronic condition. These conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular (heart) disease, depression, and diabetes, although these are only a few.”


Elliott Counseling Group is offering 

THRIVE – Three Ways to be Supported with Chronic Illness

for only $11 on the following days:

-Tuesday July 9 at 10:00 – 11:30 am
-Monday July 22 at 5:30 – 7:00 pm
-Monday Aug 19 at 5:30 – 7:00 pm
-Tuesday Aug 20 at 10:00 – 11:30 am

at Elliott Counseling Group
201 Lincoln Square, #154A, Urbana


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(You can pay the $11 by check, credit or debit card, or cash when you arrive.)

You’ll Learn:

How to be supported in your community.
What you should and shouldn’t ask of your family and friends. How to ask so you don’t feel bad.

How to ask for flexibility.
You’ve got a plan but how to get yourself to stick with it? 

Getting the most of professional support.
In this segment we will focus on how to “be heard” when dealing in the mainstream medical model as well as steps to follow when you are ready to try alternatives.


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Call 217-398-9066 and ask for Thrive Group Client Care Specialist, Melanie, or email THRIVE@ecgstaff.com if you have any questions.